Moving towards a more proactive healthcare system

As the sustainability of Canada’s health care system is questioned, innovative solutions are being called for to rejuvenate the publicly funded design. In order to create a more sustainable system of health care, a movement toward preventative strategies and services is necessary.

Canada wins double golds at Olympics

The 2014 Sochi Olympics turned out to be quite successful for the red and white. Canada not only took home a total of 25 medals, including 10 gold, but both the men and women defended their hockey crowns.

High costs for higher education

The cost of tuition is a hot topic among university students in Canada. Is a university degree still a worthy investment if we the students face graduating with a sizeable debt and without any job offers?

In defense of our monarchy

As Canadians, we should support the constitutional monarchy — including the recent birth of our future king, Prince George of Cambridge.

Huskies represent Canada at Universiade

Five of the University of Saskatchewan’s finest athletes have a long flight home ahead of them, now that the 27th Universiade has concluded in Kazan, Russia.

Vimy in time for Remembrance Day

Vern Thiessen’s Vimy is the first show of the season for the local non-profit theatre organization Live Five, telling the story of a nurse tending four wounded Canadian soldiers recovering at a field hospital during the First World War. It is directed by Natasha Martina and stars many current and former U of S drama students. While the play is built around the themes, symbols and actions of the First World War, it is not a play explicitly about war.
Jack Layton, Michael Ignatieff and Gilles Duceppe

Punish the opposition for this unnecessary election

On March 25, Canada's 40th Parliament was dissolved as a result of a vote of non-confidence. The election, which will take place on May 2, will be the fourth in seven years and will surely cost $300 million and be a general waste of time.

BRIEF: 55 per cent of Canadians overweight

A new report released by the OECD, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, shows that more than half of Canadians are either overweight or obese.